Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL)

undefinedBeatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) is the partnership formed between SSE Renewables (50%), Repsol Nuevas Energias UK (25%) and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (25%). The site is located in the Outer Moray Firth on the north-western point of the Smith Bank. It is approximately 13.5km from the Caithness coastline. The development site will cover an approximate area of 131.5km².

The site is approximately 11km to the north-east of the world’s first deep water wind farm development – the two-turbine (10MW) Beatrice Demonstrator Project, owned by Talisman and SSE, which has been operational since 2007.

Key project details

  • Planned capacity 664MW
  • Water Depth – 35-48m
  • WTGs – Siemens
  • Secured FIDer contract in April 2014
  • FID – 2016
  • O&M base – Wick Harbour

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